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Texas Sales Tax Rate Changes, October 2015


 Local sales tax rates in Texas.

Local tax jurisdictions in Texas are permitted to impose local sales taxes in addition to the state sales tax. Altogether, the combined city, county, transit and special purpose sales tax rate cannot exceed 8.25%.

On October 1, 2015, numerous local sales tax rate changes take effect. Read on for details (localities listed with new rates).

Local taxes abolished

  • Gustine, Comanche County: 7.75%
  • Rocksprings, Edward County: 7.75%
  • Ropesville, Hockley County: 7.75%
  • Stratford, Sherman County: 7.75%

Local taxes imposed

  • Combes, Cameron County: 8.25%
  • Deer Park, Harris County: 8.25%
  • Granger, Williamson County: 8%
  • Granite Shoals, Burnet County: 8%
  • Lake Dallas, Denton County: 8.25%
  • Panhandle, Carson County: 8.25%
  • Reno, Tarrant County: 7.75%
  • Reno, Parker County: 8.25%
  • Sandy Oaks, Bexar County: 8.25%
  • Santa Rosa, Cameron County: 8.25%
  • Sonora, Sutton County: 8.25%
  • Southlake, Denton County: 8.25%
  • Southlake, Tarrant County: 8.25%
  • White Deer, Carson County: 8.25%
  • Yorktown, DeWitt County: 7.75%

Special purpose district taxes

  • Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 5 has been abolished (new rate is 0%) and absorbed into Montgomery County Emergency Services District No. 9, with a rate of 2%.
  • Southlake Crime Control and Prevention District: 1.25%
  • Bexar County Emergency Services District No. 3: 1.5%
  • Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 4: 2%
  • Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 6: 2%
  • Caldwell Hays Emergency Services District No. 1: 0.5%
  • Caldwell Hays Emergency Services District No. 1-A: 1.5%
  • Combes Municipal Development District: 0.25%
  • Crane County Assistance District: 0.5%
  • Granger Municipal Development District: 0.5%
  • Harris County Emergency Services District No. 16: 1%
  • Travis County Emergency Services District No. 10: 1.5%
  • Walker County Emergency Services District No. 2: 1.5%

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.